Assoc. Prof. Marta Medved-Krajnović

Curriculum vitae

2011-2015 associate professor, Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, University of Zagreb
2010 director of studies of Doctoral Programme in FL Education
2004 PhD (dissertation title: Development of childhood Croatian-English bilingualism)
2001-2002 visiting academic, Trinity College Dublin
2001 MSc (thesis title: The role of stories in developing lignuistic and communicative competence in primary school learners of English)
1996 MA in English and Italian language and literature

Research interests
second language acquisition; dynamism of childhood bilingualism and multilingualism; language attrition; assessment of linguistic and communicative competence

Graduate courses
Second Language Acquisition; Language Acquisition; Bilingualism; Evaluating Linguistic and Communicative Competence; Monolingualism,  bilingualism, multilingualism: development and maintenance.

Doctoral courses
Second Language Acquisition; Bilingualism and Multilingualism

Other accomplishments
2006 University of Zagreb Certificate of Merit for promoting international cooperation (as a member of the SLA and TEFL Section)
2003 – 2007 EUROSLA Secretary

Selected bibliography

Medved Krajnović, M. (2010) Od jednojezičnosti do višejezičnosti: Uvod u istraživanje procesa ovladavanja inim jezikom. [From Monolingualism to Multilingualism: Introduction to Second Language Acquisition Research] Zagreb: Leykam International d.o.o.

Edited volumes
Foster-Cohen, S., Medved Krajnović, M. i Mihaljević Djigunović, J. (ur.) (2006) EUROSLA Yearbook 6, Amsterdam/Philadelphia: John Benjamins Publishing Company.

Book Chapters
° Medved Krajnović, M. (2008) Language Attrition in Bilingual Children: Implications for Early Foreign Language Teaching. U: Sarter, H. (ur.), Teacher Competences and Successful Learning in Early Foreign Language Classrooms. Aachen: Shaker Verlag, 103-112.
° M. Medved Krajnović, J. Mihaljević Djigunović (2005) LANGUAGE TEACHING METHODOLOGY AND SECOND LANGUAGE ACQUISITION, in Linguistics : Nature, History, Scope and Broad Applications, from Encyclopedia of Life Support Systems (EOLSS), Developed under the Auspices of the UNESCO, Eolss Publishers, Oxford ,UK, []

Journal articles
° Medved Krajnović, M., Juraga, I. (2008) Perception of influence of FLL on personality. Studia Romanica et Aglica Zagrabiensia 53, 349-372.
° Medved Krajnović, M., Šamo, R. (2007). Testing Foreign Language Proficiency – What Verbal Protocols Reveal. Studia Romanica et Anglica Zagrabiensia LII., pp. 283-299.
° Medved Krajnović, M. (2006). The Dynamism of Successive Childhood Bilingualism. Studia Romanica et Anglica Zagrabiensia. L. 25-38.

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